lower Victim's Rites Thursday At Rocky Ridge
Funeral services for Roy Ed- ward^BarneSf 59, who died at Ma- gruder hospital at 12:30 yesterday, two hours after he was thrown into blades of a rotary mower when the wheel of a tractor he drove hit a tree stump, will be held Thursday at 2 from St. John's Lutheran church at Rocky Ridge with the Rev. E. H. E. Winterhoff officiating. His home was Oak Har¬ bor Route 3. i$~q-f$$b
Mr. Barnes' body is at Robinson funeral home where friends may call after 7 tonight. It will be tak¬ en to the church at noon Thursday.
A Veteran of World War I, Mr. Barnes operated several farms in Ottawa-co and also in North Dakota for the past 25 years. Previously he was a road contractor. He was born at Rocky Ridge March 21, 1897, son of -Tames A. and Mary Schrambron Barnes. In 1920 he married trttella Wohlers who sur¬ vives with two sons, Don and Jack; one daughter, Mrs. Robert M. Mill-, inger, and six grandchildren* all of Oak Harbor Route 3; two brothers, Frank and Richard Barnes, and a sister, Mrs. Roy McNutt, of Rocky Ridge.
Mr. Barnes was mowing weeds on the Benton-Carroll road when the tragedy secured yesterday. His two sons were nearby, and sum¬ moned aid from the Mike Rauch home. He was badly mangled, sus¬ tained critical head injuries.
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